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Written by Cameron Sims

Cameron is a young(ish) family man finding whatever time he can to read, write and kick a football around. His weekends involve getting the kids out in the Cheshire countryside for adventures, increasingly involving tents! Photography is the newest of his hobbies – documenting days out and doing his best to capture wildlife on film. Follow his blogs here for a candid view of family fun in the great outdoors.
  • Planning The Perfect Picnic

    Planning The Perfect Picnic

    Now that summer is here, we can head outside with friends and family to enjoy picnics in the park, at the beach, or in the garden. Say goodbye to soggy sandwiches! We have all the tips, hints and inspirational recipe ideas you need to take your picnic game to the next level. Read more
  • 7 Fantastic UK Family Campsites

    7 Fantastic UK Family Campsites

    With foreign travel becoming more costly and inconvenient, perhaps it's time to throw yourself into a family camping adventure right here in the UK. To help you plan your next holiday destination, we've showcased our favourite kid-friendly campsite in each part of the UK. Read more
  • Camping Through COVID | Your Questions Answered

    Camping Through COVID | Your Questions Answered

    This summer, staycations remain the most feasible holiday option. You’re probably desperate to dust off the tent and get camping again, even if it's likely to be a slightly different experience compared to years gone by. While life as a whole won’t be totally ‘normal’ for some time yet,... Read more
  • Walk To School With Millets

    Walk To School With Millets

    Today marks the start of Walk To School Week (17-21 May). Walking is good for your health, your bank balance and the environment. Stroll through our guide to find out how to make the walk to school fun, safe and hassle-free. Read more
  • Revealed: The UK's Favourite Dog Breeds

    Revealed: The UK's Favourite Dog Breeds

    Our four-legged friends come in all shapes and sizes, but some breeds have proven more popular than others over the last decade. We’ve taken a look at the latest pedigree puppy registration statistics published by The Kennel Club, and can now reveal the UK’s favourite dog! Read more
  • The Outdoors And Mental Health

    The Outdoors And Mental Health

    Getting out and observing nature is one of the most calming experiences you can have, and who doesn’t like feeling calm? We’ve outlined some of the benefits associated with an outdoor lifestyle, along with activity ideas for anyone looking for inspiration. Read more
  • Outdoor Art: Colour In Your World

    Outdoor Art: Colour In Your World

    Kids just love to get creative (and messy) so set their imaginations free with a spot of outdoor art. It’s the perfect way to keep them busy during the school holidays without making the house untidy. Read more
  • 5 Ways To Hike More Responsibly

    5 Ways To Hike More Responsibly

    Responsible hiking is essential for the protection of local plants and wildlife; making small changes now will help ensure that our beautiful nature trails are preserved for future generations to enjoy. To help you on your way, we’ve come up with some top tips for improving your hiking etiquette… Read more
  • 14 Camping Mistakes To Avoid

    14 Camping Mistakes To Avoid

    We want everyone to enjoy camping as much as we do, so to help you out, we've highlighted some of the most common camping mistakes along with tips for avoiding them. Read more
  • Camping With The Kids

    Camping With The Kids

    Camping is the perfect way to spend quality time with your family. It's going to take more than marshmallow toasting to impress kids these days though. Luckily for you, we have countless fun ideas for making memories the whole family will treasure. Read more
  • Let's Go Geocaching

    Let's Go Geocaching

    Why not add some extra excitement to your family walks by getting involved in the world of Geocaching? This modern-day take on treasure hunting really isn’t as complicated as it sounds – we’ve put together some helpful tips for getting started. Read more
  • Buying Guide: Gilets & Bodywarmers

    Buying Guide: Gilets & Bodywarmers

    Awkward ‘in-between’ weather is a recurring theme here in the UK. What do you do when it’s not cold, but not warm either? Well, a Gilet could be the solution to your dilemma. Take a look through our guide and find out how Gilets and bodywarmers can add flexibility to your outdoor attire. Read more
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